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Restaurant Drive Thru Cleaning

Q. I don’t have a pressure washer on hand to give closing shift employees, but I want them to start cleaning the drive thru pavement. Do you have an effective product that will remove grease and grime with only a hose?

A. Yes. If cleaned regularly, you can replace the use of high pressure cleaning with a small amount of scrubbing.

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Commercial Deep Fryer

Fryer Cleaning Safety

The secret to extending the life of your oil is a “down to the metal clean” each time you do an oil change. Both Alconox and Alcojet have been specially formulated to safely remove build-up caused by cooking oil in order to return your fryer to ‘like new’ condition. Both our fryer cleaning products, Alconox and Alcojet, are non-caustic, drain safe and biodegradable detergents. They are ideal to use as part of a solid sustainability program.

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Cleaning Proteins from Commercial Kitchen Equipment

When cleaning stationary equipment exposed to raw or cooked proteins, clean with Tergazyme® using the following method:

Make a fresh solution of Tergazyme® using 2/3 cup in 4 gallons of warm water (See Table 2). For effective cleaning only use warm water, NOT hot water, to avoid having the hot water degrade the enzyme. Tergazyme® solution should be …

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Cleaning Beer Filters

Q. We’re looking for a beer filtration system cleaner that will effectively clean our fouled filters.  What do you recommend? A. In breweries, filters are used to control and improve flavor and clarity of beer. Filtering removes beta-glucan, yeast, tannins and some large proteins from the beer that contribute both to off flavors and haze.  These […]

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Commercial Kitchen Cleaning: Smallware and Cookware

When cleaning cookware and smallwares you need cleaning solutions that are powerful enough to penetrate, break down and help lift and remove food soils. But these commercial detergents also need to be drain-safe, safe on aluminum and coated pans, and non caustic.

Enter Liquinox™ and Alconox® — an essential pair of critical commercial kitchen cleaning solutions for cookware and smallware. Both are specially formulated to leave wares clean and residue free with minimum effort required.

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Cleaning Commercial Kitchen Stainless Steel

When heat, moisture, and food oils come together inside a stainless steel cavity, you’re left with a unique cleaning and maintenance challenge. Not only do you have to combat scale, but grease can act as a barrier that actually prevents most scale removers from tackling it. Worse than that, over time, as scratches to the surface naturally occur, rust can start to appear. It can be like watching your investment erode right before your eyes.

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Foodservice Cleaning – Wine Dispensers

Q. We have a line of grocery stores that have a wine dispenser. The dispensing lines need to be cleaned, and they are looking for a citric acid based cleaner
A. We recommend circulating a 1% Citranox (1.25 oz/gal or 10 ml/L) citric acid based detergent through the lines followed by a thorough potable water rinse.

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Cleaning Restaurant Equipment

To recommend the best detergent for cleaning heated food service and restaurant equipment we would want to learn more about the specific residues you are removing. For equipment with baked on carbon and yellowish, sticky residues, Alconox powdered detergent in a 1% detergent solution is effective. For water or dairy scale, Citranox mild acid detergent is excellent at a 2% detergent solution. Both products …

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Alconox at 2015 AKFCF Convention

Join us at The Annual AKFCF Convention, February 2-5 at Ceasar’s Palace in Las Vegas. Alconox is at booth #713.  Come visit our booth to receive Alconox gifts, technical cleaning expertise and detergent samples. Alconox has been formulated specifically to clean fryers right down to the metal without leaving residue. Plus, routine fryer cleaning with Alconox will save […]

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Custom Detergent Formulations

Q. Does Alconox, Inc. make custom detergent formulations to solve special cleaning problems?

A. Yes, Alconox, Inc. will make custom formulations to solve special cleaning problems. Of course we always try to solve cleaning problems with off the shelf cleaners, but if there are special cleaning needs that cannot be met using regular Alconox brand cleaners, then where the size of business warrants manufacturing a new formulation, we will make custom detergents.

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